Getting the Most Out of Webinars Without Sitting Through Them


Guest Post Have you ever registered for a webinar but then never followed through on participating? You are not alone. Most publicly available stats suggest that only about half of webinar registrants end up following through and logging-in. I doubt this is for lack of interest, it’s all about time. As busy professionals, we all […]

7 Ways to Drive Organic Search Traffic to Your Small Business Website


With Google changing the algorithm frequently and keyword changing every 4-6 weeks depending on what you sell, it’s a cutthroat world when it comes to climbing to page one of search results these days. Your small business is competing with bigger brands with deeper pockets who can afford major SEO budgets. The big boys spend […]

How to Make a Data Protection Plan in 3 Simple Steps


Sponsored Post If somebody walked into your small business and asked you where your data lives, what would you answer? What if they asked you to explain how you protect it and what you’d do to reconstruct your data? In today’s threat environment, these are the types of questions a small business owner should be […]

10 Online Tools to Improve Your Sales Process


Today is Part 2 of my blog series on, In Part 1, we discussed How to Hire a Salesperson. Today we’ll discuss how to leverage technology to improve your sales process. Every company aims to increase its revenue by increasing the sales. The best hunters study their prey, (Oops, I mean target customers) in business […]

How to Select a CRM System for Your Small Business


Sponsored Post Conceptualizing, launching, and operating a small business is a time and labor-intensive endeavor. Getting caught up in the day-to-day activities takes your attention in many directions. Still the risks are worth the potential rewards, not just for the financial gains, but also for the fact that you have a direct impact on your […]

7 Mobile Apps to Maintain Your Work-Life Balance


We all know the importance of a healthy work-life balance and also the fact that it is not so easy to achieve. Despite knowing the rules, enforcing them in our routines it really tough. And amidst all the crazy scheduling the only device that stays with you at most times is your smartphone. What if […]

How to Leverage Data to Make Better Business Decisions


A lot of us small business owners rely on our guts to make major business decisions. Many of us feel we can’t afford Big Data solutions to provide complicated analytics and metrics for decision making. It’s actually not as complicated or expensive as it might seem, and data has a valuable place in the decision-making […]

How to Transition to Chip Card Technology for Your Small Business


Every week as SmallBizLady, I conduct interviews with experts on my Twitter talk show #SmallBizChat. The show takes place every Wednesday on Twitter from 8-9 pm ET. This is excerpted from my recent Visa sponsored interview with Anita Campbell, @SmallBizTrends. Anita is a business expert and the CEO and publisher of Small Business Trends and […]